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Dates
1878
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050030
Description
Engraved portrait print of Oliver Wendell Holmes mounted on card stock.
Accession Number
002050030
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Engraved portrait print of Oliver Wendell Holmes mounted on card stock.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
The Century Gallery of One Hundred Portraits
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1878
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
A quote from one of Holmes's poems handwritten below the engraved print: "…and if I should live to be // The last leaf upon the tree // In the spring, Let them smile, as I do now, // At the old foresaken bough, // where I cling"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box E
Dimension Notes
Length 34.5 cm x Width 25.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Stable; small tear in bottom right corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. # AM747
Research Facts
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) was an American poet, author, and medical professer; known for his theory on puerperal fever. The portrait was drawn by Wyatt Eaton and engraved by T. Cole.
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